Kate from Kateflowermaquillage tagged me to do this post. This is a fantastic tag for getting to know other bloggers, so here we go!
1. How old were you when you started wearing makeup?
Probably 13 or 14, the end of middle school and start of high school. I didn’t wear much until I woke up one day and thought “I’m gonna go goth from now on” (goth not emo). My go to makeup was white eyeshadow, black racoon eyeliner, and mascara. No black lipstick for me.
2. How did you get into makeup?
I have quite a few art related hobbies, so one year while Googling “Geisha Makeup” for my Halloween costume, my painting and sketching interests turned into makeup and I started painting my face everyday rather than a canvas.
3. What are some of your favorite brands?
I really enjoy Illamsaqua, Urban Decay, NYX, and Benefit products.
4. What does makeup mean to you?
Makeup is a form of expression for me, as well as a medium. I don’t wear it everyday and never really have, but being able to create anything I want or need on a face is wonderful!!!
5. If you could only wear 4 products on your face what would they be?
Brow Pomade, Gel Eyeliner, Mascara, and Gloss. I wear those 4 on a regular basis, when I want to wear makeup, but I don’t want to take forever doing it.
6. What is your favorite thing about makeup?
My favorite thing about makeup, is having the tools to make my face look any way I want, and that I can take it off when I want to just be regular me! 😀
7. What do you think about drugstore makeup vs. high-end makeup?
I think they go hand in hand, if it works for you, it works. There are things I refuse to spend more than drugstore amounts on, such as things with short shelf lives. There are things I think are worth the splurge!
8. What is one tip of advice you can give a beginner?
Learn your own face!! If you don’t need to wear a full coverage foundation, DONT! Just because a blogger/vlogger does it, doesn’t mean it’s right for your face!
BONUS TIP: Buy cheap mascara, you should throw it away every 3 months empty or not. If you want crazy lashes, learn how to put on falsies!
9. What is one makeup trend you never understood?
The Kim Kardasian Makeup!!!! I get so freaking tired of seeing women put on thick heavy-duty concealer under their damn eyes and walk around with huge light patches in the middle of their face. I guess if it makes you happy, my opinion doesn’t matter, but EWWW!
10. What do you think about the beauty community on Youtube/Blogging community?
I think it’s a fantastic way for women to learn new ways to do their makeup that they may never have known before. I picked up a great deal of information from these communities. HOWEVER, I also feel like its teaching young girls the wrong way to go about makeup, there is no reason for a normal teenage girl with no real skin issues to be doing the makeup from question number 9….
I’m a big fan of these tags that help us learn more about each other, so if you haven’t done this tag… I tag you!